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Siva Temples In Tamilnadu
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Temples Of India
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Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
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TIRUMARPERUR - MANIKANTESWARAR TIRUKKOVIL

It is associated with Lord Vishnu's adoration to the archamurti Siva Peruman, who bestowed on Him boons, besides the potent Sudarsana chakra. According to sthalapurana, Vishnu was constrained to release His powerful disc in favour of His saranarthi Kupan, a devout king against Dadhichi. Alas ! the disc lost its sharpness due to the soul power of Maharshi Dadhichi. So Mahavishnu adored Lord Siva here to get the Sudarsan chakra, He was is possession of, after killing Jalandhara. He prayed to the Lord offering one thousand lotus flowers everyday. Lord Siva put Him to test by hiding a lotus. Finding the number short, Mahavishnu atonce plucked out one of His eyes and substituted it. Pleased with His sincerity, Lord Siva fulfilled His desires along with the much coveted Sudarsan chakra and named Him Padmaksha too. As the Highest Divinity adored Lord Siva and offered His eye too, there is a belief that bhaktas get their desires accomplished even if they worship the Lord for a single moment even. Chandra, the moon-god worshipped the Lord also. Sambandar praised the glory of the Lord in verse. There is a beautiful image of Vishnu in standing posture just opposite to the Moolavar. The local names of the archamurtis are Manikanteswarar and Anjanakshi Animal. A miss-not-temple for fulfilment of desires.

It lies 4 km of Kancheepuram accessible by bus and taxi.

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